99 posts categorized "Fashion/Style/Etiquette"

Sleeveless Dresses Are Unprofessional, but Cleavage is Okay

Forget Russiagate. Corporate fashion is what's really roiling America. Continue Reading

Posted by The Careerist at 3:17 PM on July 14, 2017 in Fashion/Style/Etiquette, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Women | Comments (0)

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Flip Flops, Tank Tops, Tattoos—Oh My!

Every day is now casual dress day at many firms. And some lawyers are pushing the acceptability envelope. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 6:01 AM on June 2, 2017 in Advice, Fashion/Style/Etiquette | Comments (1)

We Are the Ladies Who Lunch. Got a Problem with That?

When men golf, it's business development. When women lunch, it's a silly girl-thing. What's with that? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 12:43 PM on May 10, 2017 in Alternative Careers/Straying Off Track, Fashion/Style/Etiquette, Women | Comments (1)

Quick! Send Your Resume to the White House!

The latest in dishy news and gossip. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 12:37 PM on March 13, 2017 in Fashion/Style/Etiquette, Money/Power, Web Briefs | Comments (0)

Kellyanne: Victim of Sexism?

Trump's leading female advisor gets contempt that's uniquely sexist (and sexualized). From the left and the right. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 4:38 AM on March 6, 2017 in Fashion/Style/Etiquette, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Women | Comments (5)

The Ordeals of a Big Law Trump Supporter

White Trump supporter is told, "Go back to where you came from!" Hey, I've heard that my entire life. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 7:24 AM on January 28, 2017 in Diversity, Fashion/Style/Etiquette | Comments (0)

Real Estate Porn: Big Law Style (New York Edition)

Goodbye, Upper East Side. Hello, Brooklyn! Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 4:00 AM on November 2, 2016 in Fashion/Style/Etiquette | Comments (0)

They Eat Horses, Don't They?

Globe trotters' food edition: How far would you go to please a client? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 10:29 AM on September 30, 2016 in Advice, Fashion/Style/Etiquette | Comments (0)

If Megyn Can Bare It, Why Not You?

How much can we ladies show during the dog days of summer? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 5:56 AM on July 29, 2016 in Fashion/Style/Etiquette, Women | Comments (1)

Not Just Rich, White Ladies Anymore

Even the Careerist needs some fun and frivolity once in a while. (Photo essay) Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 1:55 PM on May 5, 2016 in Fashion/Style/Etiquette, Home/Work, Women | Comments (1)

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The Careerist takes an inside look at how lawyers shape their careers and manage their lives. The blog aims to dissect developments in the profession, provide useful information and advice, and give lawyers a platform to voice their views. The goal is to provide a fresh, provocative take on the state of lawyering.

About Vivia Chen

Vivia Chen

Vivia Chen, The Careerist's chief blogger, has been covering the business and culture of law firms for a decade. A former corporate lawyer, Chen is fascinated by those who thrive (as well as those who don't) in the legal profession. Her take: Success in the law (and life) doesn't always travel a linear path. If you have topics you'd like to discuss or information to share, contact her: VChen@alm.com

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